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Invitation to tender for a newly defined In Care Survivor Support Service Fund

1 October 2015

Following the recommendations of the Scottish Human Rights Interaction’ Plan on Historical Abuse of Children in Care the Scottish Government made a commitment to develop an In Care Survivor Support Fund Service. We are now seeking organisations to consider the service specification accompanying this letter and tender for the service contract. This tender will be funded via grant arrangements. This opportunity will be advertised as widely as possible to relevant organisations. The closing date for return of bids for the tender is 1700 on Friday 6th November 2015. Please note there will no extension to this deadline Please see http://www.survivorscotland.org.uk/current-future-priorities/in-care-survivor-support-fund-service/

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Economic Burden of Hospitalizations Associated with Child Abuse and Neglect

22 December 2010

Research spotlight finds child abuse is not just costly in terms of human suffering: it also consumes more health resources in adult life. A large community study of 3330 women found annual healthcare costs were significantly higher for women who suffered either physical or sexual childhood abuse, and more than a third higher if they had suffered both types. Extra costs ranged across mental health, emergency admissions, outpatient and pharmacy, primary and specialist care.

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Baseline survey report of public perceptions of child sexual abuse

1 October 2013

This report is the result of a baseline survey regarding attitudes and responses to child sexual abuse and sex offending in the Tayside area, carried out by Stop it Now! in conjunction with Tayside Police.

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